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HIGH ALERT WARNING

11/3/2017
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Another electronic funds transfer fraud has occurred whereby a client has been emailed by a person they have believed to be their conveyancer.Otherwise known as “spoofing” the client has assumed the email to be legitimate and has followed instructions to transfer funds.AICWA recommend all members undertake the following:   Do not send trust account details and requests for moneys in the body of an email; Advise your client that trust details will not be requested by email (and why); Advise...

What’s Hot in Property

24/2/2017
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Whether you’re buying a property to invest in or call home, it’s a good idea to look at emerging property trends, to support your purchasing decision. Lifestyle locationsBuying a property that can accommodate a growing family in a major city is challenging on the average family income. Instead, some buyers are looking in outer metropolitan and regional areas within two hours’ drive of a capital city. These are considered “lifestyle locations”, according to REA chief economist Nerida Conisbee, because buyers...

How to get ready for Autumn-Winter sale. Six Tips for Home improvement

3/2/2017
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With autumn here, now is the perfect time to make improvements around your home, and get your property in tiptop shape for winter. Here are some ideas for the to-do list. Repair Roof problemsSmall roof leaks will make it harder to keep your house warm in winter. Inspect your roof for damage (or have a professional do it) and fix any holes or gaps.Get your gutters in orderAutumn’s falling leaves look picturesque but can cause a problem for gutters and...

MORTGAGEE SALES – AN EXPERIENCED AGENT EXPLAINS THE PROCESS AND THE PROS & CONS

2/1/2017
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When a potential investor or buyer hears the term “mortgagee sale” or “repossession” you can often see the dollar signs in their eyes. There is a common view that mortgagee sales come with a lower than market value price. This can be correct in some cases, however thorough due diligence should be conducted before purchasing this type of property. Below we will look into the usual process in WA for mortgagee sales, as well as the pros and cons of...

ATO property reporting to be introduced in 2017

1/1/2017
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From July 1 2017, new Commonwealth Government reporting requirements will be introduced that will affect all real estate property transfers in Western Australia.The reporting requirements are being introduced following agreement by Commonwealth, State and Territory Treasurers to establish a National Register of Foreign Ownership of Land Titles. This Register will be administered nationally by the ATO. In WA, Landgate will collect and report the required information to the ATO.For each transaction of freehold (and some leasehold interests) In real property...

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